MutationForecaster® (mutationforecaster.com) is Cytognomix’s patented web-portal for analysis of all types of mutations (coding and non-coding), including interpretation, comparison and management of genetic variant data. It’s a fully automated genome interpretation solution for research, translational and clinical labs.
MutationForecaster® combines our world-leading genome interpretation software on your exome, gene panel, or complete genome (Shannon transcription factor and splicing pipelines, ASSEDA, Veridical) with the Cytognomix User Variation Database and Variant Effect Predictor. With our integrated suite of software products, analyze coding, non-coding, and copy number variants, and compare new results with existing or your own database. Select predicted mutations by phenotype using articles with CytoVisualization Analytics. With Workflows, automatically perform end-to-end analysis with all of our software products.
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You can now experience our integrated suite of genome interpretation products through a free trial of MutationForecaster®. Once you register, analyze datasets that we have analyzed in our peer-reviewed publications with any of our software tools.
Ionizing radiation produces characteristic chromosome changes. The altered chromosomes contain two central constrictions, termed centromeres, instead of one (known as dicentric chromosomes [DCs]). Chromosome biodosimetry is approved by the IAEA for occupational radiation exposure, radiation emergencies, or monitoring long term exposures. In emergency responses to a range of doses, labs need efficient methods that identify DCs.
Cytognomix has developed a novel approach to find DCs that is independent of chromosome length, shape and structure from different laboratories (paper: TBME). The Automated Dicentric Chromosome Identifier and Dose Estimator (ADCI) software works on multiple platforms and uses images produced by any of the existing automated metaphase capture systems found in most cytogenetic laboratories. ADCI is now available for for trial or purchase (link). Or contact us for details (pricing).
ADCI* uses machine learning based algorithms with high sensitivity and specificity that distinguish monocentric and dicentric chromosomes (Try the Dicentric Chromosome Identifier web app). With novel image segmentation, ADCI has become a fully functional cytogenetic biodosimetry system. ADCI takes images from all types of commercial metaphase scanning systems, selects high quality cells for analysis, identifies dicentric chromosomes (removing false positives), builds biodosimetry calibration curves, and estimates exposures. ADCI fulfills the criteria established by the IAEA for accurate triage biodosimetry of a sample in less than an hour. The accuracy is comparable to an experienced cytogeneticist. Check out our online user manual: wiki.
We find and validate mutations that others cannot with advanced, patented genomic probe and bioinformatic technologies. Cytognomix continues our long track record of creating technologies for genomic medicine. We anticipate and implement the needs of the biomedical and clinical genomics communities.
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- Don’t want to run your own analyses on MutationForecaster®? Let us do it for you with our Bespoke Analysis Service.
- Customized genomic microarrays
- Ultrahigh resolution FISH probes:
- Microarray-based comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) can use SC technology to increase reproducibility and reduce cost per sample.
Hannouf MB, Winquist E, Mahmud SM, Brackstone M, Sarma S, Rodrigues G, Rogan PK, Hoch JS, Zaric GS. The clinical and economic impact of primary tumour identification in metastatic cancer of unknown primary tumour: a population-based retrospective matched cohort study, PharmacoEconomics, 2017 (doi:10.1007/s41669-017-0051-2) Link: pdf
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The press event will take place at the Convergence Centre, Western Research Park, London Ontario, 24-Aug-2017 at 10:30 AM.
Liu J, Li Y, Wilkins R, Flegal F, Knoll JHM, Rogan PK. Accurate Cytogenetic Biodosimetry Through Automated Dicentric Chromosome Curation And Metaphase Cell Selection, F1000Research 2017, 6:1396 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.12226.1) [preprint in bioRxiv; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/120410].
We will be exhibiting our cytogenetics and genomics products at the upcoming American Society of Human Genetics Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida (Oct 17-21, 2017). Please visit our booth or come by to ask questions our software and reagents. Talk to us about genome interpretation with MutationForecaster, radiation dose estimation with the Automated Dicentric Chromosome […]
We have restructured and added new content to the MutationForecaster® “Learn More” page:
Yang et al. Prevalence and spectrum of germline rare variants in BRCA1/2 and PALB2 among breast cancer cases in Sarawak, Malaysia. Breast Cancer Research and Treatment, 2017. (Link to paper [pdf]) This study applies information theory based mutation analysis to interpret pathogenic variants and variants of uncertain significance in these genes.